imploringly

[ im-plawr-ing-lee ]
/ ɪmˈplɔr ɪŋ li /

adverb

in a way that expresses urgent or piteous pleading, as for aid or mercy; beseechingly:"No! Don't kill the spider!" gasped my daughter, looking imploringly into my eyes.

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